British Comedy Guide

Butcher's Film Service

Founded by south London chemist William Butcher, in 1954 the company was renamed Butcher's Film Distributors.


Notable archive productions

Medium Production Broadcaster Genre Summary
Film Gert And Daisy's Week-end. Image shows from L to R: Gert (Elsie Waters), Daisy (Doris Waters). Copyright: Butcher's Film Service. Gert And Daisy's Week-end Film
Film Jail Birds Film
Film Old Mother Riley. Image shows from L to R: Kitty Riley (Kitty McShane), Old Mother Riley (Arthur Lucan). Copyright: Butcher's Film Service / Hope-Bell Film Productions. Old Mother Riley Film Old Mother Riley and her daughter foil a plan of disinherited relatives to break a will, which states that a stranger must be taken in for 6 months.
Film Sailors Don't Care. Copyright: Butcher's Film Service. Sailors Don't Care Film
Film Bob's Your Uncle Film Comedy following the adventures of enthusiastic members of the Home Guard.
Film Demobbed. Norman (Norman Evans). Copyright: Butcher's Film Service. Demobbed Film Demobbed from the army, four troublesome soldiers are reunited with their old Sergeant.

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Distributed films

Year Title
1944 Demobbed
1942 Gert And Daisy's Week-end
1934 Boots! Boots!